By Omer Olcay and Cankut Tasdan
ANKARA (AA) – Turkish security forces said Saturday they arrested at least two suspects for smuggling historical artifacts.
Gendarmerie teams conducted a raid at an address in the Altindag district of Ankara province, according to a statement.
A total of 1,016 coins, a metal horse statue, a ring and two artifacts belonging to the Roman and Byzantine periods were seized.
The historical artifacts were confiscated and will be handed over to the Anatolian Civilizations Museum.
*Writing by Seda Sevencan in Istanbul